Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences Archives
Feb. 7, 2024—A multidisciplinary research team at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has discovered a new way to kill a tumor by disrupting its acidic “microenvironment” without harming normal tissue.
Dec. 20, 2023—Researchers in the Vanderbilt are nearing completion of an ingenious undertaking that may be a highpoint of their careers — a non-addictive alternative for relieving chronic pain.
Dec. 1, 2023—The inaugural hybrid event will highlight decarbonization, climate-health research initiatives, and industry collaborations. Listen to speakers with various expertise from VUMC, WM, and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.
Nov. 29, 2023—A collaboration between Royal Philips and Vanderbilt University Medical Center proves that sustainable initiatives in health care can be both environmentally friendly and cost-effective.
Oct. 18, 2023—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt is set to host its third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Week Oct. 23-27
Oct. 16, 2023—Vanderbilt researchers report that when people who are having their brains scanned by fMRI perform a task, like wiggling their fingers, certain signals increase in white matter throughout the brain, which has long been thought to play a lesser role the more the brain's more energetic gray matter.
Aug. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been designated a Comprehensive Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Center of Excellence by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. It is the only such center in Tennessee.
Jun. 20, 2023—Reed Omary, MD, MS, Carol D. and Henry P. Pendergrass Professor and chair of Radiology & Radiological Sciences, is stepping down from his role as the department’s leader.
Apr. 13, 2023—Green thinkers and dreamers from anywhere within Vanderbilt University Medical Center are encouraged to apply for a Climate Action and Sustainability Pilot Grant from the Department of Radiology. The goal is to support projects and early-stage ideas from any division or department to make the VUMC community greener and more sustainable. Radiology will provide 7...
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt's Kim Sandler, MD, has been named co-chair of the Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee for the American College of Radiology.